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What is STEAM?

STEAM is a way to teach how all things relate to each other, in school and in life. It’s more fun than traditional learning styles and makes more sense to all types of learners because it is based on ...more

Group Delphi, local Alameda design leader partners with Wood's MakerSpace!

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Students tinker and create!

Wood students participated in a fun afterschool program where they explored the childhood pasttime of "tinkering". Take a look at what they created.

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Beavers To-Do List:

1. Study hard

2. Be nice to your teachers

3. Make a new friend

4. Order a yearbook

5. Eat your vegetables

6. Listen to your parents

7. Do your homework

8. Get 8-9 hours of sleep nightly

9. Drink plenty of water

10. Love your life!

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Congratulations Wood Science Department and Students!

Check out Wood Middle School featured on Stopwaste.org!

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-Special Congressional Recognition of outstanding and invaluable service for the community as an Ocean Guardian School  by Representative Sam Farr

-NOAA Ocean Guardian Award for our Exemplary Efforts as a guardian of Our Oceans
 

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Today: 5/5/16
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Common Core Updates

Looking for information about the Common Core tests your students took last spring? AUSD’s "Common Core Assessments" web page offers a wealth of information on the California Assessment of Student ...more

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5/3/16

Think summer. Think SJND.
Summer Discovery at Saint Joseph Notre Dame High School offers summer fun, athletic and academic enrichment activities for K-8 students. We have sports clinics, cooking, art, engineering, speech and more! We also have Back to School Boot Camp and Middle School Success Academy to prepare elementary and middle school students with core skills needed for academic success. There’s something for everyone at Summer Discovery! Early bird priority registration is due April 29. Register online today at SJND.org. Questions? Visit sjnd.org and click on Summer Discovery or contact Kathryn Hill at khill@sjnd.org.

 

Bike Safety Camp for Alameda Boys and Girls going into 6th-9th Grades 

Easy Street Cycling is offering one week bike camps designed to give kids hands-on practice to master everything they need to know to ride bikes in the road on their own.  Campers will learn to ride visibly and predictably allowing them  to ride more confidently.  Parents will get peace-of-mind knowing their kids understand the rules of the road and how to interact safely with other road users.  Easy Street Cycling Bike Campers will become experts on how to properly lock their bikes, use their gears, change a flat tire, safely navigate intersections and best of all have fun! For more information, please contact Bonnie Wehmann at (510) 504-4351. www.easystreetcycling.com

 

Bladium Kids Camps
When school's out, camp's in! Kids discover who they are and what they can achieve at Bladium Kids Camps. Our activities cultivate values, develop skills and nurture relationships. We challenge children to grow in imagination, creativity, self-directed initiative, and leadership.  Camps are for children ages 5-14. Camps run from 9 am to 4 pm with optional extended care from June 20th – August 26th. Please email alamedacamps@bladium.com or call (510) 814-4999 for more information.

 

Art Yowza Summer Camp Registration Now Open!

During the summer, Art Yowza offers innovative theme camps. We’ll be making wild inventions, fun sculptures and magical paintings related to the theme camp. The emphasis is on fun and creativity. Art Yowza was established in 2004 and offers an exciting visual arts program that supports the development of new creative skills. We empower kids to think and use their imaginations. The nurturing environment encourages unique self-expression and self-esteem. The small class size, individualized attention, stimulating environment, and beautiful setting make it possible for every learner to blossom.  

We value high quality art, friendship and fun!

 

Please contact Art Yowza Director Rebecca Stees for more information at: fun@artyowza.com

To register online please go to: http://www.artyowza.org/

 

ALAMEDA HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER YOUTH BASKETBALL CAMP AND CLINICS REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

To: Parents and Caregivers of all girls going into grades 4-9

 

The Alameda High School Women’s Basketball coaching staff and players are hosting our 17th annual summer camp and clinics.

4-day camp (open to player of all skills levels) – June 21-24 runs from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM.

Our 3-day advanced clinics will be held throughout July.

Get the Early Bird price by registering before 5/1.

Our campers always have a lot of fun learning the game of basketball.

Don’t Miss Out!!  Enroll today.

 

To locate our brochure visit www.Hornetboosters.org – scroll down the main page to Special Features and look for the link to Summer Sports Camps.

For more information contact Brad Thomas - bthomas@alameda.k12.ca.us.

 

 

Girls Inc. Summer Camp 2016 Registration Open NOW!

Girls Inc. of the Island City Summer Camp 2016, beginning June 27-Aug 5 for girls entering 1st-6th grade (at least 6 years old). Girls Inc. offers week-long, all-day camps with varying themes and topics, some of which include sports, science, cooking, drama, arts and culture, and much more! Each week also includes an exciting field trip. Mail in registration begins Monday, February 29th . For more information please visit our website, www.girlsincislandcity.org or call the main office at 510-521-1743.

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5/3/16

NEW RENT REGULATIONS EFFECTIVE March 31, 2016

The Alameda City Council recently passed new regulations concerning rent increases and limitations on certain evictions in the City. The new regulations, which became effective March 31, 2016, can be found by clicking here or by going to the following website: www.alamedarentprogram.org.

 

Beginning March 31 2016, there are new requirements concerning the following:

  •          Noticing rent increases
  •          Offering leases
  •          Increasing rent more than 5%
  •          Noticing a termination of tenancy
  •          Providing relocation assistance in connection with certain termination of tenancies
  •          Requiring Capital Improvement Plans in connection with substantial   rehabilitation of rental units

Questions? Attend an Educational Workshop to Learn More! For dates, times and registration, please click here. Please visit the Housing Authority website for additional information.

 

 

The City will be providing copies of this flyer for families that may not have access to the internet at home. They will also provide paper copies in the following languages:

 

  •          Spanish
  •          Vietnamese
  •          Tagalog
  •          Chinese
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5/3/16

Hello Parents!

 

It's Caroline Topeé, your Parent Liaison of Wood Middle School asking for your support! Your child will be participating in the Walk A Thon! Please come to cheer them on! They will be performing during their PE Class, Friday, May 6th.

 

 Wood Middle School has the goal to reach $5,000.00!!!  

 

If you cannot make it to their PE Class, did you know that you can support your child and their school by registering at the Fire Up Your Feet website?

 

Did you know that just by walking to the corner market store or bicycle to the library, or by simply pushing the stroller with their younger baby brother or sister here in Alameda that you can make money for Wood Middle School and support your child, too? Wow!

 

I just registered and I entered three different activities by going to:

 

www.fireupyourfeet.org

 

Let's get moving together

 

The Fire Up Your Feet Activity Challenge awards more than $100,000 to K-8 schools in participating regions across the country that bike, walk, dance, jump and are the most active! Get started by registering here. It is all about the most participation in your active school – so grab your parents, students, teachers, administrators and school staff – that's right, everybody can move and help you earn cash awards to help improve your school!
 
You can register yourself as an adult and add your children. Or you can lead a group and easily add participants. Want to learn more? Check out our
FAQ which details our privacy policy and more.
 
Parents and Staff of Wood Middle School, we CAN do this! Come on and let's move to make a difference at Wood!

 

Caroline Topeé

Parent Liaison-Wood Middle School

420 Grand Street, Room 103

Alameda, CA 94501

510-748-4015, Ext. 103

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